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World AIDS Day - Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County Offering Free HIV, STD Screening; Flu and Hep A Shots Saturday

By Kevin Watler, Public Information Officer

November 29, 2018

World AIDS Day is this Saturday, December 1, and between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m., the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County will offer free HIV and STD testing. Free flu and hepatitis A shots will also be offered.

The event takes place at 1105 E. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602.

Community partners will be offering educational classes throughout the day. Those who attend will enjoy music, dance classes, refreshments, free condoms and much more.

Anyone who has sex should be tested for STDs every six to eight months. Men who have sex with men may benefit from more frequent testing, perhaps every three to six months.